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HOW TO BECOME AN ARMY RANGER

Basic qualifications for service in the 75RR

To become a member of the 75th Ranger Regiment, you will need to possess the mental toughness, physical fitness, moral character, and the self-motivation required to endure the difficult training and overcome the challenges that you will face. On this page, you’ll find some of the basic requirements to become a member of the Ranger Regiment, along with a list of in-demand jobs.

QUALIFICATIONS

In order to qualify for service in the 75th Ranger Regiment, you must:

  • Possess U.S. citizenship
  • Volunteer for assignment and be on active duty
  • Have a General Technical Score of 105 or higher
  • Pass physical requirements, including the Ranger
  • Fitness Test (58 push-ups, 69 sit-ups, five mile run in 40 minutes or less, six pull-ups), the Water Survival Assessment, and a 12-mile march with a 35-pound rucksack and weapon in less than three hours.
  • Qualify and volunteer for airborne training
  • Have no pending UCMJ action.
  • Enlist, currently hold, or voluntarily re-class into a Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) found in the 75th Ranger Regiment
  • Be able to attain at minimum a secret clearance
 
Army Officer applicants must:
  • Be an Officer of grade O-1 through O-4 
  • Qualify for a Top Secret Security Clearance
  • Meet Year Group specific criteria
  • Hold an officer Military Occupational Specialty found in the 75th Ranger Regiment
 
11B NCOs (SSG and above) with long-range surveillance experience are encouraged to inquire about opportunities within the Regimental Reconnaissance Company.

CURRENT MOS AUTHORIZED FOR HIRE IN THE 75TH RANGER REGIMENT

enlisted

11B - INFANTRYMAN
11C - INDIRECT FIRE INFANTRYMAN
11Z - INFANTRY SENIOR SERGEANT
12B - COMBAT ENGINEER
12H - CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING SUPERVISOR
12R - INTERIOR ELECTRICIAN
12W - CARPENTRY AND MASONRY SPECIALIST
12Y - GEOSPATIAL ANALYST
13F - FIRE SUPPORT SPECIALIST
13Z - FIELD ARTILLERY SENIOR SERGEANT 
15B - AIRCRAFT POWERPLANT REPAIRER
15E - UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS REPAIRER
15W - UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE OPERATOR
17C - CYBER OPERATIONS SPECIALIST
17E - ELECTRONIC WARFARE SPECIALIST 
25B - INFO SYS OPR-ANALYST
25C - TELECOMMUNICATIONS
25D - CYBER NETWORK DEFENDER
25E - ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM MANAGER
25N - NODAL NETWORK SYSTEMS OPERATOR-MAINTAINER
25P - MICROWAVE SYSTEMS OPERATOR-MAINTAINER
25Q – MULTICHANNEL TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS OPERATOR-MAINTAINER
25S - SATELLITE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
25U - SIGNAL SUPPORT SYSTEMS SPECIALIST
25W - TELECOMMUNICATIONS OPERATIONS CHIEF
25X - CHIEF SIGNAL NCO
27D - PARALEGAL SPECIALIST
35F - INTEL ANALYST
35G - GEOSPATIAL INTELLIGENCE IMAGERY ANALYST
35L - COUNTERINTELLIGENCE SPECIALIST
35M - HUMAN INTEL COLLECTOR
35N - SI ANALYST
35P - CRYPTOLOGIC LINGUIST
35Q – CRYPTOLOGIC CYBERSPACE INTELLIGENCE 
35Y – CHIEF COUNTER INTELLIGENCE SERGEANT/ HUMAN INTELLIGENCE SERGEANT
35X - INTELLIGENCE SENIOR SERGEANT/CHIEF INTELLIGENCE SERGEANT
35Z - SIGNALS INTELLIGENCE SENIOR SERGEANT
36B - ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST
37F - PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS SPECIALIST
38B - CIVIL AFFAIRS SPECIALIST
42A - HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST                                                                                  
56M - CHAPLAIN ASSISTANT
68J - MEDICAL LOGISTICS SPECIALIST
68S - PREVENTIVE MEDICINE SPECIALIST                                                                                  
68T – ANIMAL CARE SPECIALIST
68W – COMBAT MEDIC SPECIALIST
68X - MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST
74D - CHEMICAL OPERATIONS SPECIALIST
79S – CAREER COUNSELOR
88M - MOTOR TRANSPORT OPERATOR
88N - TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
89B - AMMUNITION SPECIALIST
91B - LIGHT-WHEEL VEHICLE MECHANIC
91C - UTILITIES EQUIPMENT REPAIRER
91D - POWER-GENERATION EQUIPMENT
91E - ALLIED TRADES SPECIALIST
91F - SMALL ARMS/ARTILLERY REPAIRER
91S - STRYKER SYSTEM MAINTAINER
91X - MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR
91Z - SENIOR MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR
92A - AUTOMATED LOGISTICAL SPECIALIST
92F - PETROLEUM SUPPLY SPECIALIST
92G - FOOD SERVICE OPERATIONS
92L - PETROLEUM LABORATORY SPECIALIST
92R - PARACHUTE RIGGER
92W - WATER TREATMENT SPECIALIST
92Y - UNIT SUPPLY SPECIALIST
94E - RADIO AND COMMUNICATION SECURITY
94F - SPECIAL ELECTRONIC DEVICES
94W - ELECTRONIC MAINTENANCE CHIEF
94Y – FIRE CONTROL REPAIRER

Officer

11A (IN) Infantry Officer
12A (EN) Engineer Officer 
13A (FA) Field Artillery Officer
14A (ADA) Air Defense Artillery Officer 
15A (AV) Aviation Officer
17A (CW) Cyber Operations Officer 
25A (SC) Signal Corps Officer
25G (SC) Mobile ADCP Monitor Repairman
27A (JAG) Judge Advocate General's Corps Attorney
30A (IO) Information Operations Officer
35E (CI) Military Intelligence Officer
36A (FI) Financial Manager
38A (CA) Civil Affairs Officer
42B (AG) Human Resources Officer
42H (AG) Manage Human Resources
53A (IO) Army Information Systems Management Officer
56A (CH) Chaplain
57A (SIM) Simulation Operations Officer
61N (Flight Surg) Flight Surgeon
65B (PT) Physical Therapist
65D (PA) Physician Assistant 
70B (MC) Health Services Administration 
70H (MS) Health Services Officer
73B (Psych) Clinical Psychologist
74A (CM) Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Officer
88A (TC) Transportation Officer 
90A (LG) Logistics Officer
91A (OD) Ordnance Officer
92A (QM) Quartermaster Officer

Have questions? 

Contact 75recruit@socom.mil for enlisted inquiries. 
Contact 75officerrecruit@socom.mil for officer inquiries.

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